CAT Registration 2021, How to submit online application at iimcat.ac.in. How to apply for CAT and registrations to be started on its official website. The Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode) will start the online application submission process of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021 from August 5. The CAT 2021 Exam will be conducted on November 28.
All the interested, eligible candidates can apply through the prescribed format on or before September 11 on the website, iimcat.ac.in. CAT Important dates regarding the test, registration process and results are mentioned below.
The CAT 2021 is the mandatory entrance exam for admission to flagship PGP 2021-23 and other programmes in 20 IIMs and other top-rated B schools like FMS, MDI, NITIE, SPJIMR, XLRI and among others.
CAT 2021: Attention candidates, the online registration process for IIM CAT 2020, will close on September 15. The Indian Institutes of Management, Indore announced the dates for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2021, and as per schedule, IIM CAT 2021 will be held on November 28. Candidates who wish to apply for CAT are requested to visit iimcat.ac.in and apply for the same.
As per the information bulletin released by IIM Indore, the CAT results are likely to be declared by the second week of January 2022. The CAT score is valid only till December 31, and will accordingly be accessible on the website. Thereafter no queries related to the issuance of CAT 2021 scorecards will be entertained.
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore is all set to conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) on November 28 in various centres across the nation. The CAT is a pre-requisite for admission to various Post Graduate and Fellow programmes of IIMs. The last date for the candidates to apply for CAT is September 15
How to apply for CAT 2021: The CAT Chairperson from Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Indore informed that the deadline is till September 15. The candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent. The reserve category candidates – Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) – need to hold a minimum of 45 per cent marks from the recognised university..
CAT 2021 exam date:
The CAT 2020 will be conducted on a single day (in two slots) on November 28. The CAT is the mandatory entrance exam for admission to flagship PGP 2021-23 and other programmes in 20 IIMs and other top-rated B schools like FMS, MDI, NITIE, SPJIMR, XLRI and among others.
Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) shortlist candidates for the interview stage on the basis of their own criteria, which may be independent of each other. The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). As per IIMs, performance in the CAT examinations is an important component in the admission process.
IIMs may additionally use other factors such as the previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience, gender and academic diversity and other similar inputs in shortlisting and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs.
Note: For more information, refer to the admissions policies of individual IIMs on their respective websites.
Eligibility for CAT:
The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, with at least 50 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons With Disability (PwD) categories, awarded by any university or educational institution as incorporated by an Act of the Parliament or State legislature in India or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognised by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Selection Procedure for CAT:
The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of the Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) followed by Personal Interviews (PI) round.
CAT Exam Pattern:
The exam pattern is the same as that for CAT. Sectional timing of 60 minutes, on-screen, calculator, non-MCQs from CAT are all present this year too. The examination will be conducted across 156 cities in India (last year it was conducted across 147 cities). The number of questions – overall and in the sections – has not been specified. With no significant changes in the test pattern
List of courses offered by IIM:
- Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management
- Post Graduate Programme in Management
- Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management
- Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management
- Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets
CAT Important dates:
- Registration for CAT: 06th August to 15th September.
- CAT Tutorial on www.iimcat.ac.in: From 17th October.
- Admit Card Download Window: 28th October till the Exam Day.
- Test Date: 28th November
- Release of Results: 2nd week of January 2022.
Payment of CAT Registration:
- Rs. 950 for SC, ST and PwD candidates.
- Rs. 1900 for all other candidates.
Please note that a candidate needs to pay the registration fee only once, irrespective of the number of institutes he/she is applying for. SC, ST and PwD candidates must upload a copy of their SC/ST/PwD certificates at the time of registration. Fees once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode is an autonomous business school located in Calicut, Kerala. The institute, set up in 1996 by the Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Kerala, is one of the 20 Indian Institutes of Management. It was the fifth IIM to be established.
At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any four test cities, as per their preference, from a drop-down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the four preferred cities subject to availability. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from October 22 until November 28.